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Coming Soon: Rockwell Collins Earnings

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:50PM

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Checking expectations

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is expected to report Q2 earnings on April 19. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Rockwell Collins's revenues will wane -2.8% and EPS will increase 7.3%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.13 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.17.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Rockwell Collins logged revenue of $1.06 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.9% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.09 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.94. GAAP EPS of $0.94 for Q1 were 9.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.86 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 29.4%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.7%, 20 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 12.4%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.65 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.60.

Investor sentiment
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 342 members out of 360 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 109 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 106 give Rockwell Collins a green thumbs-up, and three give it a red thumbs-down.

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Rockwell Collins is outperform, with an average price target of $58.44.

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